The Legacy of a princess

Kamehameha Schools was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha the Great.

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Welcome Nā Mākua O Kamehameha — Parents of Kamehameha

Parents are a vital part of their children's education. Research repeatedly indicates that children whose parents are involved and informed, do better in school. Get involved today!

How can parents be involved?

  • Ask questions about school.
  • Set goals and expectations about school and school work.
  • Attend school open houses and back to school days.
  • Volunteer in a classroom.
  • Volunteer for committees or activities.
  • Read to your child, even your teenager.
  • Talk to your child, especially your teenager.
  • Attend parent workshops.
  • Attend athletic, club and performing arts programs with your child.
  • Recognize accomplishments, no matter how small.
  • Just be there.

Visit the KSH Parent Teacher ‘Ohana website for more ways our parents are involved in school.

How can I volunteer?

Kamehameha Schools requires that all volunteers who come in direct contact with students complete the following:

  • Application to Volunteer (submitted yearly).
  • Authorization for KS to conduct a Criminal History Record Check (included on the bottom of the volunteer application form).
  • TB Skin Test Certificate — TB test done within the last 12 months and chest x-rays within last 6 years are accepted.
  • TB Screening Questionnaire for all returning volunteers.

See the parent section of the forms and resources page to get the forms.